In response to:

AP: US Economic 'Recovery' Weakest Since Great Depression

dwsmokin Wrote: Aug 15, 2012 10:31 PM
Exactly right!

I'll just let the Associated Press do the explaining:
 

The recession that ended three years ago this summer has been followed by the feeblest economic recovery since the Great Depression. Since World War II, 10 U.S. recessions have been followed by a recovery that lasted at least three years. An Associated Press analysis shows that by just about any measure, the one that began in June 2009 is the weakest. The ugliness goes well beyond unemployment, which at 8.3 percent is the highest this long after a recession...